Smoke a Joint? What's the Point?
Marijuana takes lives
Smoking Marijuana 1960's
In the 1960's, marijuana was a big problem. Even though it made a good profit, many people died from it and it also sometimes led the user to take other drugs. Today it is much stronger than it use to be in the 1960's. When someone smokes pot, 2,000 different chemicals are created.
Nicknames/Slang for Marijuana
- El Gallo ("Rooster")
- Mari Jane
- Pocket Rocket
- Queen Ann's Lace
- Red Dirt
- Santa Marta
- Texas Pot
- Viper Weed
Where pot is legal
In 2012, pot became legal in Washington and Colorado for any reason.
Medical marijuana: where it is legal and when passed
Medical marijuana is legal in California 1996, Alaska 1998, Oregon 1998, Washington 1998, Maine 1999, Colorado 2000, Hawaii 2000, Nevada 2000, Montana 2004, Vermont 2004, Rhode Island 2006, New Mexico 2007, Michigan 2008, Arizona 2010, D.C 2010, New Jersey 2010, Delaware 2011, Connecticut 2012, and Massachusetts 2012.
Marijuana Closes Doors Part 3 - Brain Effects of Marijuana and Low Achievement
Marijuana is worse than Tobacco
Marijuana smoke has more carcinogenic hydrocarbons than tobacco smoke.
Marijuana Use at a Young Age
- Can lead to functional and structural deficits in the brain
- Cause verbal and communications to be diminished
- Cause learning disabilities
- Shortened attention spans
Marijuana in food
High doses of marijuana in food, like brownies, can cause hallucinations, delusions, impaired memory, and disorientation.
Effects on heart
A heart beat is increased by 20 to 50 beats per minute. Heart attacks are 4 times more likely to happen in an hour, when using marijuana.
Marijuana users are Twice as Likely to cause car crashes than those who do not use drugs or alcohol.